Community Preservation Committee to hold hearing on October 9

The Community Preservation Committee’s next meeting on October 9, 7:00 p.m., in City Hall room 204, includes a public hearing on $3.25 million of CPA funding to expand affordable senior housing at Golda Meir House on Stanton Avenue, Auburndale. The program website ( includes the full agenda and pre-meeting packet, as well as the full funding proposal

Enter "Hamilton" raffle to raise funds for Understanding Our Differences

Understanding Our Differences (UOD), the leader in disability awareness education, is sponsoring an exciting raffle to raise funds to digitize the UOD curriculum. Enter the raffle for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the popular and critically acclaimed show "Hamilton: An American Musical," at the Boston Opera House in November.

PTSO spruces up Counseling waiting area and conference room

Stellar volunteer and designer Michelle Markert recently hung artwork, moved furniture, and provided advice to the Counseling department in order to improve the appearance of their waiting area and conference room. PTSO funds were used to purchase a much-needed literature rack and book case. The project was inspired by painting done during Operation Bold Paint in spring 2018. "This project has made an amazing difference for us," stated department chair Beth Swederskas. "Thank you, PTSO!"

Senior class parents/guardians host hungry hordes at TGIF breakfast on October 5

Senior class liaisons Mary Gibbs, Lori Knowles, and Andrea Steenstrup hosted hordes of teachers and staff at this year's first TGIF breakfast on October 5. Attendees enjoyed an array of treats provided by parents/guardians of seniors along with hot food from Sodexo. A selection of 1980s dance tunes (Donna Summer, anyone?) pepped up teachers and staff for a day of teaching.

Opioids and Our Community to be held October 25, 6:30 p.m.

Join three distinguished panelists on Thursday, October 25, for a discussion of different aspects of the opioids situation faced by the Newton community. This event, co-hosted by First Baptist Church and the City of Newton, will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and will take place at First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St, Newton Centre. Teens and adults are welcome!



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